Biodiversity & Conservation

Echinocardium cordatum and Ensis spp. in lower shore or shallow sublittoral muddy fine sand.

SS.SSa.IMuSa.EcorEns


IMS.EcorEns

Image Anon. - Echinocardium cordatum dug out of sand. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

SS.SSa.IMuSa.EcorEns recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Recorded from most coasts of Britain and Ireland except the Norfolk coast and the south east of England.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - Data deficient

Water clarity preferences - Medium clarity / Medium turbidity
Low clarity / High turbidity

Limiting Nutrients -

Other preferences - No information found

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2007. Echinocardium cordatum and Ensis spp. in lower shore or shallow sublittoral muddy fine sand.. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 29/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=124&code=2004>